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UPDATE: Jersey City Police Arrests Man Wanted for Shooting in Journal Square

By rlsmetro on

A Wednesday night shooting that occurred in Journal Square left two relatives injured according to Jersey City police.

Officers responded to reports of shots fired that rang out in the vicinity of Sip and Summit avenues at around 11:25 p.m. where officers arriving at the scene found a male victim suffering a non-life threatening gunshot wound to the hand according to a statement released by Jersey City officials.

The police statement said EMS transported the victim to Jersey City Medical Center where doctors treated him for the injury.

A second person who is reported to be the victim's cousin arrived at the hospital suffering a graze wound to the hand that he sustained at the Journal Square shooting scene.

City officials said Jersey City police arrested the shooter Rodney Broadway, 26, and charged him with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose, and certain person not to possess a weapon.

The investigation into the shooting remains active and ongoing.